Cookie Usage Information

May 20, 2020

We obtain certain information by automated means, such as cookies, web beacons (including pixels and tags) and other technologies (collectively “Cookies”) when you visit or use and, and the webpages accessible through and (collectively, the “Sites”). This notice explains how we use Cookies, their purposes, and how you can control them.

What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon”, also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to servers and may be used to transmit information collected through Cookies back to a web server. We refer to all of these technologies as “Cookies” for purposes of this notice.

Do we use Cookies on the Sites, and if so, why?

Yes. We use Cookies to customize and improve users’ visits to our Sites, to deliver content tailored to users’ interests and the manner in which they browse our Sites, and to manage our Sites and other aspects of our business.

What types of Cookies are used on the Sites and what choices do you have?

Below is a list of the Cookies that we would like to use on our Sites. You may restrict or disable the use of Cookies through your web browser. Please note that, depending on your selection, you may not be able to take full advantage of our Sites.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary Cookies are used for the purpose of authentication and providing data security. These Cookies are necessary for the Sites to work, and enable you to move around on them and use their services and features. Disabling these Cookies will encumber the Sites’ performance, and may make these services and features unavailable.

These Cookies may include the following:

Cookie NameRetention Period
bridgewater_com_accept_media_disclaimer 30 days
Visid_incap1 year
agent-authn-tx8 hours
connect.sid8 hours

Functional Cookies

Functional Cookies allow the Sites to help maintain your session and remember choices you have made in order to provide functionality for your benefit. For example, functional “session” Cookies allow the Sites to remember settings specific to you, such as whether you have previously visited the Sites and clicked to acknowledge our Cookie Banner, which ultimately improves your web experience. Functional Cookies also include persistent Cookies which are used to remember your preferences when you subsequently visit our Sites.

These Cookies may include the following:

Cookie NameRetention Period
bridgewater_com_cookies 30 days
remember-me1 year

Analytics Cookies

Analytics Cookies are used to gather statistics about the use of the Sites in order to improve the performance and design of the Sites and our services. For these purposes, analytics Cookies collect information about your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, IP-address, referring URLs, information on actions taken on the Sites and the dates and times of your visits, as well as the country and time zone in which your device is located. These Cookies are provided by third-party analytics providers, including Google Analytics and Wistia, and the information obtained through these Cookies will be disclosed to or collected directly by these third-party service providers.

For more information about these third-party providers’ Cookies, please click on the following links:

Google Analytics:


Advertising Cookies

Advertising Cookies, are used to control and manage advertisements and our marketing initiatives. These Cookies may collect information about how you interacted with our Sites, whether you interacted with an advertisement, and whether you visited another website. Such Cookies help us to offer you content that may be of interest to you and provide targeted information that seems more relevant to your interests. They also help us to measure the effectiveness of our advertisements and to control and limit the frequency of advertisements and other information being displayed to you. Some of these Cookies are persistent Cookies, which remain on your computer or other Internet-connected device for a certain period of time after you end your browsing session, unless you delete them. These Cookies are provided by third parties such as LinkedIn, YouTube and Google Ads.

To learn how to opt out of interest-based advertising, please visit,, and

How can you manage Cookies?

You may restrict or disable the use of cookies through your web browser. Each type of web browser offers ways to restrict and delete cookies. For more information on how to manage cookies, please visit the appropriate links below.

Internet Explorer


Google Chrome


For more information on how we collect, use and share your personal information, please read the Bridgewater Website Privacy Notice.

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